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[Widgets] confi.xml - author element

From: SUZANNE Benoit RD-SIRP-ISS <benoit.suzanne@orange-ftgroup.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 11:40:27 +0100
To: <public-appformats@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C3FC202B.BCC6%benoit.suzanne@orange-ftgroup.com>

Hi All
Based on our existing experience in building widgets we have encountered
some limitations in termes of caracters in the way the author description is
being proposed, and I think it would be more open if we propose the
following desciption:

<widget xmlns="http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets"
        version="2.0 Beta"
  <title>The example widget!</title>
    A sample widget to demonstrate some of the possibilities.

        <name>My Name</name>
        <icon src=²images/author-icon.png² type=²²/>
  <icon role="small" src="icons/widget-icon.png" />
  <icon role="favicon" src="icons/widget-favicon.png" />
  <icon role="screenshot" src="icons/widget-screenshot.png" />

  <content src="index.html"/>
  <access network="true"/>
    Example license (based on MIT License)


The name element will allow to use special caracters (³&² or others)
The url element would allow the url to propose parameters to go directly to
the widget¹s url page as opposed to the companie¹s home url.
Addind the icon element within the author also alows to distinguish the
widget icon from the author icon.

Best Regards, 

> Benoit  Suzanne
> Widget Factory Project Manager - Orange Labs - FT/RD/SIRP/SOL/SLAM
> t. +33 (0)145 298  198 - m. +33 (0)680 287 553
> benoit.suzanne@orange-ftgroup.com

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